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Principal Sound Festival and Bobfest

Robert Worby presents music from the Principal Sound Festival and also from The World According to Bob, an event celebrating the life of influential musicologist Bob Gilmore.

Presented by Robert Worby

Including performances from the Octandre Ensemble recorded at the Principal Sound Festival at St John Smith's Square in April, and from The World according to Bob, an event celebrating the life of the influential musicologist Bob Gilmore, featuring the ensemble Scordatura. Music by Frank Denyer, Christian Mason, Harry Partch, Horatiu Radulescu, Thomas Smetryns and Claude Vivier.

Vivier: Tao Tao Tao - from Kopernikus
Scordatura

Frank Denyer: After the Rain
Octandre Ensemble
Jon Hargreaves (conductor)

Partch: Two Psalms; Dark Brother
John Schneider (voice)
Alfrun Schmid (voice)
Scordatura

Vivier: Piece for Violin and Piano
Benjamin Marquise-Gilmore (violin)
Andrew Zolinsky (piano

Vivier: Samarkand
Octandre Ensemble, Jon Hargreaves (conductor)

Thomas Smetryns: This Could be the Most Beautiful Piece in the World
Octandre Ensemble

Christian Mason: Layers of Love (UK premiere)
Octandre Ensemble
Jon Hargreaves (conductor)

Radulescu: Piano Sonata No.2, Op.82
Ian Pace (piano).

2 hours

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  • Claude Vivier

    Tao Tao Tao from Kopernicus

    Ensemble: Scordatura.
  • Frank Denyer

    After the Rain

    Ensemble: Octandre Ensemble.
  • Harry Partch

    Two Psalms

    Ensemble: Scordatura.
  • Harry Partch

    Dark Brother

    Ensemble: Scordatura.
  • Claude Vivier

    Piece for Violin and Piano

    Performer: Benjamin Marquise-Gilmore. Performer: Andrew Zolinsky.
  • Claude Vivier

    Samarkand

    Ensemble: Octandre Ensemble. Conductor: Jon Hargreaves.
  • Thomas Smetryns

    This could be the most beautiful piece in the world

    Ensemble: Octandre Ensemble. Conductor: Jon Hargreaves.
  • Christian Mason

    Layers of Love

    Ensemble: Octandre Ensemble. Conductor: Jon Hargreaves.
  • Horațiu Rădulescu

    Piano Sonata no 2

    Performer: Ian Pace.

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